A light shower lowers the temperature but doesn't slow down traffic as travellers continue their slow climb to Ketti. The last valley on the Coimbatore- Ooty road is not only picturesque, but also home to one of the biggest needle manufacturers in the world. No haystacks have to be combed to find the company as its big sign welcomes visitors to the busy town.Needle Industries was set up in...
In the 1890s, my mother’s grandfather joined the Bengal Nagpur Railway. For my family, this began a four-generation association with the railways. He rose to become an assistant engineer, working in the area ... »
It is unfortunate that one of India’s finest tennis players has played the last professional match of his career and is yet to be accorded the kind of hero’s farewell, which he so richly deserves, by ... »
Sushma Swaraj is concerned about the balanced development of her twin ministries. While the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) is making headlines for the right reasons, the Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs (MOIA) ... »
Kings are seldom forgotten. History revolves around them. It helps that they probably have a lot to do with the writing of it. Rajaram of Kohlapur isn’t probably one of them. Even Google doesn’t really ... »